Updates & Stories

An interpretive approach to outreach

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Kaia at the Trailhead… Read More

Spotlight on Wild River State Park

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Wild River view from… Read More

One corner of the Corps

by Gina Hatch, visitor services intern/ AmeriCorps member with Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program As part of my work… Read More

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference 2018

By Caroline Fazzio, Individual Placement Program On the 15th of October, over 700 people from as close as St. Paul to as far as Moscow… Read More

Project Highlight: Eimy Quispe

By: Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator—July 20, 2018 Eimy Quispe serves as a Conservation Apprentice with the Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). She recently learned… Read More

All Things Invasive

By: Caroline Fazzio Spring is here (hopefully), and the ice and snow are quickly becoming distant memories. Soon the outdoor scene so iconic to Minnesota… Read More

Citizen Scientists

By: Danielle Yaste The International Water Institute (IWI) is a watershed based Non-Profit that has been working within the Red River Basin for over… Read More

Adventure Station

Need help planning your next outdoor excursion? Stop by the new Adventure Station at REI in Bloomington! The Minnesota Department of… Read More

Project Highlight: Aislyn Keyes

By: Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator Winter feels a little longer for AmeriCorps Member, Aislyn Keyes, who serves as the Education and Outreach Corpsmember… Read More

Meet the 2018 IP’s!

By: Caroline Fazzio Spend some time chatting with CCMI members, and you’ll quickly realize how interesting everyone is. I have met some truly remarkable people… Read More